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Lip lacerations after a fall

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 04 October 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4012
  1. Sybghat Rahim, core surgical trainee,
  2. Justin Conrad Rosen Wormald, plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist registrar,
  3. Rebecca Shirley, consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon
  1. Department of plastic and reconstructive surgery, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, UK
  1. Correspondence to S Rahim sybghat.rahim{at}

A 5 year old boy was referred to the plastic surgery service after a fall onto his chin. Examination revealed a lower lip laceration as his teeth were forced through the …

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